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September 2018: The start of a vigorous new season

Fiddler on the Roof at the Museum of Jewish Heritage “A little bit of this, a little bit of that” – go the lines to “Anatevka,”  one of many memorable songs in Fiddler on the Roof.  By now a treasured American classic (book by Joseph Stein, music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick),  theatregoers…

The Best Monologues for ALL Auditions by Glenn Alterman – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

The Best Monologues for ALL Auditions by Glenn Alterman – COMING SEPTEMBER 30!

  Why is this book different from any other published monologue book? ~ The monologues are rated   according to content ~ They are categorized by genre ~ And have an exact running time ~ There is a section of one-minute monologues ~ And a chapter explaining everything you need to know to prepare for all…

When the Promise was Broken

When the Promise was Broken

When the Promise was Broken Short Plays Inspired by the Songs of Bruce Springsteen Drive All Night by Steven Dietz (inspired by “Drive All Night”) Bloody River by Elaine Romero (inspired by “American Skin”) I’m on Fire by Gregory Moss (inspired by “I’m on Fire”) Glad for the Company by Tucker Rafferty (inspired by “Nebraska”)…

April Showers 2018

True to the saying, April brings forth a shower of new shows – featuring rousing revivals, musicals, imports, and new plays. Angels in America on Broadway Until now, I couldn’t imagine an interpretation of Angels in America as thrilling as the original 1993 Broadway production or the 2003 HBO miniseries. Yet, Marianne Elliott’s marvelous stage…

March: London x 3

Three exceptional productions shine on the London stages this spring. Network at the Royal National Theatre “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore!” You remember that famous war cry from Network, Paddy Chayevsky’s 1976 film about the power of television, don’t you? Well, it’s ringing out once more, this time…

February: A Cure for the Winter Blahs

February: A Cure for Winter Blahs  This month’s lively theatrical offerings made the year’s dreariest month fly by faster than ever.  Jerry Springer – The Opera, at Signature Theatre Center  If you think The Book of Mormon is “over the top,” wait till you see Jerry Springer – The Opera, The New Group’s sensational production…

Deck the Halls in December

Four new productions of striking form and colorful content deck the December stages. A Room in India at the Park Armory A French company is traveling the world, seeking to create relevant political theatre.   They find themselves stranded in India where their artistic director has had a breakdown (he’s climbed to the top of a…

Coming Soon!

Coming Soon!

THREE NEW TITLES COMING IN JANUARY! STAY TUNED FOR MORE INFORMATION.  

October Offerings

This month, New York stages offer a wide range of dramatic experiences – from emotional catharsis to a Halloween-style fright to a Shakespearean romp. Tiny Beautiful Things at the Public Theatre Bring Kleenex – and prepare yourself for a turbulent ride. “Sugar” is back at the Public Theatre, giving advice to those in personal crisis….

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